The Pac-12 coaches teleconference earlier today was going along just fine. Then Rush Limbaugh suddenly popped in to shout, "But since you're a liberal!" at Oregon State football coach Mike Riley just as Riley began to answer a question.
Sponsors have been fleeing Rush Limbaugh's radio program after last week's incident in which he called a birth control advocate a "slut" and a "prostitute."
Ignore the undead apparition that is Steven Tyler for a moment and check out the dude in the corner of Robert Kraft's box. Pick a winner!
From a purely political standpoint, letting Rush Limbaugh buy into your football team is already an iffy proposition, but there's a more practical football issue to consider as well. Will some top players refuse to work for him?
Would the universe implode if he traded for Donovan McNabb? Aside from his short-lived experiment with ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, Rush previously worked in promotions for the Kansas City Royals and frequently references his sports fandom on his show. Speculation on Limbaugh as an owner has intensified since owner…
I seek not to ruffle any political feathers, as today should be a day of shared football love, but at the same time, I have an obligation to bring you the best and the brightest football analysis out there. And when you're looking for football analysis, you look to one man (especially if you're ESPN): Rush Limbaugh.